Monday , 27 May 2019

‘Pink Cabs’ for women

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recently launched ‘Pink Cabs’ in the city as a safer mode of transport for women. Driven by and for women, the white and pink cars would run on app-based platforms.

The government will hike the subsidy for women drivers to Rs 1.5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh under the Gatidhara scheme. Gatidhara is a self employment scheme of the transport department to encourage youths to buy small vehicles and use them for earning livelihood.

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